Agister

agist

[uh-jist]
verb (used with object)
to feed or pasture (livestock) for a fee.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Anglo-French, Middle French agister to give lodgings to, equivalent to a- a-5 + gister to lodge, lie < Germanic; compare Old English giestian to lodge, derivative of giest guest

agister, agistor, noun
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agist (əˈdʒɪst)
 
vb
1.  to care for and feed (cattle or horses) for payment
2.  to assess and charge (land or its owner) with a public burden, such as a tax
 
[C14: from Old French agister, from gister to lodge, ultimately from Latin jacēre to lie down]

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